SUPREME COURT OF NOVA SCOTIACitation:
Roscoe v. Halifax (Regional Municipality), 2011 NSSC 485
Elizabeth RoscoePlaintiff v.Halifax Regional MunicipalityDefendant
The Honourable Justice Pierre L. Muise
April 26 and 27, 2011, in Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 4, 2011
Roscoe was playing badminton. Her right foot was suddenlystopped at a spot where there was a piece of duct tape stuck tothe floor. Medical examination revealed she had a tornmeniscus. She underwent a variety of therapy and treatment,including arthroscopic surgery. Within 14 months, she returnedto most of her pre-incident activities, with some residual effect.Halifax Regional Municipality (“HRM”) was the owner andoccupier of the gym in which Roscoe was playing badminton.Weekdays, the Halifax Regional School Board (“HRSB”) usedit during the day and HRM used it evenings.